Devil Pony

A Matt Christopher Adventure Classic “He’s everything I dreamed he’d be!” exclaimed Stu Bancroft when he saw Midnight, the horse he and his sister Sally had been promised when the horse was just a foal. Now Midnight was a year old and Stu and Sally were to bring him home at the end of their …

Earthquake

The only thought on Jeff Belno’s mind is escape. Weeks ago, when he begged his parents to let him take his horse Red with him to camp, maybe somehow Jeff knew he would be wanting to run away. All he could remember now was the way the camp coach had been hounding him, making him …

Drag-Strip Racer

Ken has always dreamed of becoming a drag-strip racer, an hen he inherits a super car, Li’l ed, from his uncle, he thinks his dream will come true.  However, things start to go all wrong for Ken.  He fractures his foot, and his older brother seems to be increasingly angry with Ken and jealous of …

Jackrabbit Goalie

Pepper Pride was new to town and wanted to make friends fast.  So when some local kids told him they needed a goalie for their soccer team, he lied and said he had played goalie in his old town.  It isn’t easy to play goalie when you’re short and new to the position.  What Pepper …

Soccer Halfback

Jabber Morris has his heart set on playing soccer, but his family is pressuring him to play football. Tension at home builds when Jabber’s brother suspects him of stealing. Now he has to tell his uncle that he’s decided to play soccer – and convince his brother that he’s not a thief. One of the …

Front Court Hex

What would you do if  warlock put a hex on you?  Jerry Steele couldn’t understand why he had suddenly turned into such a bumbler on the basketball court.  Last year he was the team’s star player, but this year he couldn’t score a point.  When Jerry meets Danny Weatherspoon he really begins to think something …

The Dog That Called the Signals

Mike suddenly becomes starting quarterback for his team, and he’s got a problem.  Everything is fine as long as the coach gives him the plays from the bench, but what happens the day the coach sprains an ankle and has to leave the game?  Will Mike ruin things for the whole team? Hardly! Not while …

Tackle without a Team

After leading the Greyhawks to victory one afternoon, right tackle Scott Kramer is shattered when marijuana is discovered in his duffel bag.  Scott has never touched marijuana – he doesn’t even smoke cigarettes – but the coach finds it hard to believe that someone else planted the pot there, and without any proof, he has …

The Winning Stroke

When Jerry Grayson injures his leg in a sandlot baseball game, he’s out for the season.  He begins rehabilitation program in his school’s pool under the watchful eye of the swim coach.  To Jerry, swimming is relatively tame stuff, until the day he catches the last part of a swim meet. So, with the help …